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Woman hospitalized after one vehicle crash in Center TWP

February 21, 2021 News Extra

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An SUV struck a utility pole on Unionville Road near Route 8 in Center Township.

CENTER TWP — A woman was taken to a hospital with injuries Sunday afternoon after she lost control of her SUV on Unionville Road near Route 8 and struck a utility pole, state police said.

The woman, believed to be in her 60s, suffered moderate injuries including a cut to her head, according to emergency crews.

Police are investigating the possibility that alcohol was involved in the crash, which occurred about 4:35 p.m.

A portion of the road between Brown Road and Route 8 was closed for about 45 minutes to allow a tow truck to remove the badly damaged vehicle.

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Jim Smith

Jim Smith

Grew up in upstate New York. Earned my Journalism degree in 1983 from the University of Texas at Austin. Worked for two newspapers in Fayette County (Pa.) before starting at the Butler Eagle in 1998.